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Surviving the Ohio Winter…

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

Winter is one thing when you’re in high school, but it’s a whole other ball game when you’re in college. In high school, you might just leave your coat at home when it’s twenty below freezing. I mean, you’ll only be outside for two minutes to walk from your car into the building. Yeah, life was easy back then… Now, we have to walk somewhere […]

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There’s More to College Than GPA

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

If you’re anything like me, grades are probably pretty important to you. Ever since grade school, I always find myself trying to get the highest score on every assignment that I can; grades have always mattered a great deal to me. But, over the course of my time at OSU so far, I’ve come to realize something: grades aren’t everything. There are so many opportunities […]

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Rush Week: Part 2

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

After beginning the recruitment process, I’m proud to say I made it through the second week! This has been one of the craziest things I’ve experienced in college so far, but I’m so glad I stuck with it. Here’s how I concluded rush week! Day 4: Sisterhood I patiently waited all week for the sisterhood round to arrive. I was extremely nervous to see which […]

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How to save money in college

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

You’re young. You’re newly independent. And you’re also broke, but you need money to do literally everything. Now’s when you need to learn how to save your money, when to save your money, and why you should save your money. Below, I have a list of a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up on saving money in college, which will hopefully benefit you, too. Rent your […]

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Getting Involved in Leadership

Written by    Jan 22, 2018

Public speaking is never easy, especially if you aren’t an extroverted person. However, it is one of those things you just have to do sometimes. Unlike a class where you may HAVE to speak publicly, in a club or organization you should want to speak publicly. There are so many benefits of advancing in a club or organization. Perhaps the most important is that employers […]

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Surviving Orientation (and maybe, possibly, liking it?) TIP #3 & 4

Written by    Jan 22, 2018

(Photo by OSU College of Public Health)   Continuing the series on orientation, you may be wondering: Great, I’m getting a feel for what life on campus will be like, starting to make new friends but what about the whole, you know, school part. Which brings us to our next tip— Tip #3: Take scheduling your classes seriously (but don’t stress!) When staring at the […]

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Rush Week: Part 1

Written by    Jan 16, 2018

If you’ve ever considered going Greek, or you want to know more about the recruitment process, stay tuned for more information! Rushing a sorority can be crazy, but it’s also very exciting! Here’s a little bit about my experience with rush week so far.     Getting Started At first, I had no intentions of going Greek here at Ohio State. I didn’t like the […]

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I went to John Mulaney’s show and my dreams came true

Written by    Jan 16, 2018

In case you didn’t know, comedian John Mulaney came to OSU and had a show in the Wexner Center for the Arts on his Kid Gorgeous tour. You should also know that I absolutely love John. So my lovely friend Rose brought me to his show with second row, front and center tickets. For the past month, I’ve been joking about being the person in the crowd that […]

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Surviving the First Semester: Advice from an OSU Freshman

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

Although August seems to be just yesterday, the reality of the matter is that Autumn semester has come and gone, leaving freshmen such as myself with a lot to look back upon. While I still have 3.5 years to go at The Ohio State University, I want to take a moment to share some of my biggest tips for success as a new freshman.   “Tacky” […]

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The Truth About Housing

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

The three sections of campus all cater to different types of people and thus everyone seems to be pretty adamant about the “best place to live.” The truth is, though, each section of campus offers a different experience and no experience is better or worse than another. Here is a guide to what each section of campus has to offer: 1. North campus The north […]

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